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  • 2018-01-25

    M4D 2018 Conference in Kampala, Uganda, November 15-16 2018

    This conference provides a forum for enthusiasts in Mobile Communication Technologies for Development (M4D) to share experiences of innovation and working with mobile technologies in development contexts.

    The inaugural conference was held in Karlstad, Sweden in 2008. The 2nd conference was in Kampala, Uganda in 2010; the 3rd Conference was in New Delhi, India in 2012; the 4th conference was in Dakar Senegal in 2014 and the 5th Conference was held in Maputo, Mozambique in 2016. This year, our partner since the 2010 conference, Makerere University, welcome you to the M4D2018!

  • 2017-11-01

    Fredrik Johansson – a new teacher at Information Systems

    We welcome Fredrik Johansson who will work full time certain months at Karlstad university during the academic year 17/18. He will teach courses in database design, programming and web.

    Fredrik’s ordinary work is at the Karlstad branch of the Norwegian company Cerpus where he helps the company’s client with their web sites. Among his achievements he counts helping Karlstad University with its new Drupal solution.

    To get in touch with Fredrik, use fredrik.h.johansson@kau.se (note the ”.h.” as there is already another Fredrik Johansson at the university).

  • 2017-09-28

    Seminar October 3rd: THE TRANSFORMING POWERS OF DIGITALISATION

    A discussion seminar with Professor Jan ”Gulan” Gulliksen, a new member of the university board, and member of the Digitalisation Council, which the Swedish government formed in March this year.

    Gulan will speak and discuss the topics of politics, national IT policies and digitalisation, that is the impact of digitisation on our society, and also on digitalisation as an object for research and education. 

    The event is open to the public. The seminar is held in English but questions can be asked in Swedish.

    Contributors
    - Prof. Jan Gulliksen, KTH
    - Prof. John Sören Pettersson, KAU, moderator

    Information
    John Sören Pettersson
    Telephone: 054-700 2553
    E-mail: john_soren.pettersson@kau.se

  • 2017-07-05

    Europe facing great need for developing future services in ehealth

    Bridget Kane, associate professor of Information Systems, spent three days in Copenhagen on a trip to Healthcare Denmark, and the European Headquarters of the World Health Organisation.

    The field trip was organised through the Centre for Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin. The group was comprised of a small group of alumni of the MSc in Healthcare Management programme, who work in senior roles in the Irish Health service, and a couple of academics.

  • 2017-05-17

    Remigijus Gustas and Prima Gustiene from the Information Systems department appear in Springer volume

    Professor Remigijus Gustas and Assistant Professor Prima Gustiene from the Information Systems department at Karlstad Business School were awarded “Best Paper” at the 6th BMSD International Symposium of Business Modeling and Software Design, held in Rhodes, Greece, June 20-22, 2016.

    Now, an extended version of their paper “Principles of Semantically Integrated Conceptual Modelling Method” appears as the first chapter of eleven “selected papers” in a Springer LNBIP volume, Business Modelling and Software Design, pp. 1-26.

  • 2017-05-05

    Prof. Dr. Kai Holzweissig from DHBW Stuttgart visits the Information Systems dept. again

    For the second time Professor Kai Holzweissig from Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg visited the Information Systems department at Karlstad University. The visit was funded by Erasmus+.

    During his visit, Kai held lectures for students and research seminars with colleagues at the Information Systems department and visiting researchers.
    Among else he held lectures on Linked Data, the Technology Acceptance Model, and Responsive Web Design with Twitter Bootstrap.

    While he was here he also, together with Professor John Sören Pettersson, had a seminar with his students from DHBW Stuttgart (the two internships at our usability lab) who presented their report from their internship.

Contact: Subject representative professor John Sören Pettersson telephone +46547002553. Faculty administrator Berit Kessler telephone +4670541767. More information under Contact